Razan Hamed graduated with a Ph.D. in rehabilitation sciences from the University of Pittsburgh. She has worked in different clinical areas including mental health and neurological disorders. Hamed has taught several courses in occupational therapy such as research methods, psycho-social disorders, clinical reasoning, management and leadership, and neurological dysfunctions. She has had a number of research articles and projects regarding the adaptation of assessment tools for OT practitioners and the exploration of the effect of environment on well-being and functioning in a number of clinical populations. Hamed has submitted, and is currently working on obtaining, research grants to understand the rehabilitation of individuals with substance abuse.

Associate Professor Razan Hamed, Ph.D. encourages her occupational therapy students to become innovative problem solvers, helping substance abusers regain the balance in their lives.

Associate Professor Razan Hamed, Ph.D. encourages her occupational therapy students to become innovative problem solvers, helping substance abusers regain the balance in their lives.

Recent Projects/Research

  • Identifying the daily habits in adolescents and young adults and exploring the effect of them on health problems such as obesity and substance abuse.

Publications

  • Hamed, R., & Holm, M.B. (2012). Psychometric properties of the Arab-Heritage Activity Card Sort (A-ACS), Occupational Therapy International, 20: 23-34.*
  • Hamed, R. Abu Tariah, H., Malkawi, S.,& Holm, M.B. (2012). The Arabic version of the Mayo-Portland Adaptability Inventory-4: A validation study. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 35:243-247.*
  • Hamed, R., Abu Tariah, H., Jarrar, M., & Holm, M.B. (2012). Development of the Arabic version of the Performance Assessment of Self-Care Skills, Jordan Medical Journal, 46: 221-228.
  • Hamed, R., Abu Tariah H., & Hawamdeh, Z. (2012) Personal factors affecting the daily functioning and well-being of patients with multiple sclerosis using the ICF model: A qualitative study. International Journal of Mental Health, 41 (3):47-61.

Courses Taught at New York Tech

  • OT practice and professional reasoning
  • Research methods
  • Psychosocial disorder and everyday life
  • Developmental Task of Adulthood (OT 501)- undergraduate
  • Psychiatry for occupational therapy
  • Psychiatry for physical therapy
  • Applied occupational therapy for psychosocial disorders
  • Applied occupational therapy for neurological disorders
  • Clinical occupational therapy for psychosocial disorders
  • Clinical occupational therapy for neurological disorders
  • Management and leadership for rehabilitation students
  • Research methods in rehabilitation
  • Occupational therapy approaches
  • Psychology for rehabilitation sciences

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